Sentence Examples


  • Sadness threatened to overwhelm him.
  • She threatened to scratch my eyes out if I touched her.
  • She was his only relief, and the visions threatened to consume her.
  • If he had simply ignored her, she might have been able to get her emotions under control, but now a sob threatened so convincingly that she was afraid to breathe.
  • Humans should not feel threatened in any way by this, and yet it still makes some people defensive and uncomfortable.